Philosophy and Religious Studies

Nov 13, 2017 | Philosophy and Religious Studies

World Philosophy Day Lecture to Focus on ‘Loving Nature’

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies will host NC State’s third World Philosophy Day Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 16. The guest speaker is New York University professor Dale Jamieson, who will lecture on "Loving Nature" at 3 p.m. in Riddick Hall, Room 451.

Nov 8, 2017

Philosophy Major Victor Eduardo Named Leader of the Pack

Get to know junior philosophy major Victor Eduardo, the 2017 recipient of NC State's Leader of the Pack Award. 

Nov 1, 2017 | Archaeological Field Technician, William and Mary Center for Archaeological Research

CJ Idol (History, Religious Studies ’12)

Alumnus CJ Idol says his NC State Humanities and Social Sciences degree gave him the confidence to explore the multidisciplinary field of archaeogaming.

Oct 6, 2017

Student of the Month: Jesse Young

Meet Jesse Young, a transfer student who's double majoring in Religious Studies and in Spanish and who is our student of the month.

Aug 8, 2017

Meet Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes a dozen new tenured and tenure-track faculty to its ranks for the 2017-2018 year. Their scholarship and research interests range from race and immigration to organizational health psychology and urban food systems of the ancient world.

May 31, 2017 | NC State News

Study: ‘Moral Enhancement’ Technologies Are Neither Feasible Nor Wise

A recent study by researchers at NC State and the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM) finds that “moral enhancement technologies” — which are discussed as ways of improving human behavior — are neither feasible nor wise, based on an assessment of existing research into these technologies.

May 30, 2017 | Scientific American

‘Moral Enhancement’ Is Science Fiction, not Science Fact

When it comes to improving morality, traditional interventions seem to have much better chances than drugs and brain stimulation devices: the dangers of the latter are considerable, and are likely to cause more harm than good because they endanger the balance of moral intuitions. Guest column by Veljko Dubljević, assistant professor of philosophy at NC State University.

May 16, 2017 | Daily Mail

Experts say using ‘morality drugs’ is a ‘terrible idea’

In a new study, researchers from North Carolina State University and the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM) assessed several different types of moral enhancement, including four pharmaceutical approaches and three neurostimulation techniques. Veljko Dubljevic, philosophy, featured.

May 10, 2017

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2017 Graduates

Our army of nearly 38,600 Humanities and Social Sciences alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 of our undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. Meet a few of our outstanding graduates and see what's next for them after commencement.

May 2, 2017

College Honors Its Exceptional Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences faculty were recognized at the college's annual awards reception on April 25, 2017.